Domestic Violence: Where’s the proof?

Domestic Violence: Where’s the proof

Domestic Violence: Where’s the proof? Family Law Solicitors – Gosforth, Newcastle and Sunderland By and large, ‘going to Court’ is something which people prefer to avoid, where there are other options available; it certainly isn’t a regular occurrence for most, and as a result, the process can be somewhat mystifying. One concept which parties may …

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Further Problems With Online Do It Yourself Divorces

The Problem With Online Do It Yourself Divorces

Further Problems With Online Do It Yourself Divorces Family Law Solicitors – Gosforth, Newcastle and Sunderland In response to press coverage about the dangers of naming a third party in DIY divorce papers, I started to think about other problems with Do It Yourself Divorces. The court or Quick Divorce sites lead you to believe …

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The Danger With Online Do It Yourself Divorce Forms

The Danger With Online Do It Yourself Divorce Forms

The Danger With Online Do It Yourself Divorce Forms Family Law Solicitors – Gosforth, Newcastle and Sunderland You may have read in the newspapers recently that the court service has just released new forms to help you to issue a Divorce Petition yourself. Already Divorce and Family Solicitors are concerned about the forms as they …

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Avoid a DIY Divorce, It Could Cost You a Fortune

Avoid a DIY divorce. It could cost you a fortune.

Avoid a DIY Divorce; It Could Cost You a Fortune. Family Law Solicitors – Newcastle and Sunderland A recent report from the Association of Business Recovery Professionals*– which reported on the major causes of insolvency in men and women – identified that while the leading cause of insolvency in men is the failure of their …

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Should Divorce Be a Blame Game?

Divorce Solicitors Newcastle Sunderland

Should Divorce Be a Blame Game. Family Law Solicitors – Newcastle and Sunderland As the Law Gazette reports, recent calls for the introduction of a more open provision for ‘no-fault’ divorce have been dismissed by Parliament Government rebuffs latest calls for no-fault divorce. This came despite support from Sir James Munby, the President of the …

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Is Divorce The Best Option For You?

Family Law Solicitors Newcastle and Sunderland

Is Divorce The Best Option For You? The things you need to consider. Family Law Solicitors – Newcastle and Sunderland Did you know that 58% of marriages today will end in divorce and only 10% will reach their diamond wedding anniversary? Meanwhile, 30% of couples describe themselves as actively unhappy but feel unable to leave their …

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The Question Of ‘How Much?’ In Your Divorce.

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The Question Of ‘How Much?’ In Your Divorce. Family Law Solicitors – Newcastle and Sunderland In the wake of Valentine’s Day, we find our newsfeeds inundated with heart-warming stories of relationships which have gone from strength to strength; like the uplifting story of a local couple who celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on the day …

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Help – I can’t get Legal Aid to fund my divorce!

Legal Aid. Divorce Solicitors Newcastle . Since April the 1st of this year (2013) it has become impossible for many people to obtain legal aid funding in respect of their divorce (or dissolution of civil partnership) and associated financial matters. Emmersons Solicitors Specialist Family Law team frequently deal with cases where one party has substantial assets …

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How long does it take to get a divorce?

Divorce Solicitors Newcastle and Sunderland   How long does it take to get a divorce? Even if a divorce/dissolution is going to be straightforward I would always allow at least seven months. The procedure is as follows: The Petitioner, or their solicitor, should advise the Respondent that proceedings are about to be issued. It is considered bad practice not to …

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What has my pension got to do with it?

Newcastle Solicitors – Divorce and Pensions. Some of my clients become a little upset when I advise them that we need to consider their pension as part of a divorce settlement. They often assume that their spouse/civil partner will automatically take half of their hard earned pension. This was not helped some years ago by …

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The kids are alright… aren’t they?

Collaborative Family Lawyer If you have recently separated from your partner you may be reeling with shock and trying to make sense of your life. However, your children may also be very confused and upset without you realising. Children can be very good at hiding how they feel, if they know that you are in …

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